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Into Light

Connie's Story

What does it mean to be lost and alone, to feel the pain of desperation? Connie knows. She’s been there. She spent much of her early life feeling isolated and lonely. Imperfect. Deformed. These words echoed in her mind day after day. She was born with a cleft palate, a malady she had no control over, a thorn in her flesh she had to endure. “I just wanted to be beautiful,” she says. To be looked down upon, or worse yet, to be overlooked, was heartbreaking. Her deformity made her bitter. She resented God. Why had He made her this way? Why hadn’t He made her beautiful?

Her pain had caused a void that she tried desperately to fill. She turned to drugs, alcohol, and solitude. She shut herself away …

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